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Government issued photo ID needed to vote

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BIRMINGHAM - AL - All voters must have photo identification when they head to the polls June 3rd. If they don't, they won't be able to vote.

It's now the law to have a government issued photo identification to vote. Valid IDs include: drivers license, non-driver ID card, state issued ID, federal issued ID, passport, military ID and tribal ID. Employee IDs are accepted for people who work for the federal government, State of Alabama, a county, a city, a board within Alabama or another entity of Alabama. Student and employee IDs are also ok if they are issued by a public or private college or university in Alabama.

Saturday, a voter registration and ID drive was held at the Five Points West Branch Library. It was a change for people to get a free Alabama photo ID.

The law applies to the June 3rd primary. That's the primary for the Republicans and Democrats in Alabama.


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